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Are Probiotics the New Prozac?

This article, reprinted from Dr. Mercola is very important on the relationship between gut bacteria and the brain:

By Dr. Mercola

While many think of their brain as the organ in charge of their mental health, your gut may actually play a far more significant role.

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The big picture many of us understand is one of a microbial world that
we just happen to be living in. Our actions interfere with these
microbes, and they in turn respond Continue reading Are Probiotics the New Prozac?

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Useful Supplements for Parkinson’s Disease: Part 3

Dietary supplements, such as the vitamin B sup...
Dietary supplements, such as the vitamin B supplement show above, are typically sold in pill form. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is part 3 of my series on nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease.  Part One and Part Two can be  found preceding, focusing on foods to eat or to avoid.  This section is on supplements.

While Dr. Terry  Wahls‘ experience with MS shows food to be more effective than supplements at providing nutrition for neurological diseases, there is a place for supplementation with vitamins and minerals, provided they are taken together with food to make up for deficient nutrients in our foods.  Paul Bergner researched the decline of minerals Continue reading Useful Supplements for Parkinson’s Disease: Part 3

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